At what age do puppies begin to respond to voices, sounds and recognize different people?

Dogs can only become pregnant when they are in heat.

A tan pregnant dog with a big belly standing up

In the first 20 days of a puppy’s life it’s mental capacity is

At what age do puppies first begin to explore their surroundings?

Most mother dogs stop taking care of their puppies by the age of


Puppies are born with their eyes open

A drawing of a small brown puppy with a tan patch around one eye and at the tip of her tail curled up in a purple dog bed

Puppies start to become aware of their surroundings at age

How many months is a female dog pregnant before giving birth?

A Mini Fox Terrier laying on her side showing a big pregnant belly

How many hours a day do puppies usually sleep during a growth spurt?

A little gray puppy sleeping inside of a pink sleeping bag

A mother dog teaches the puppies in the litter manners, respect, social skills, and proper etiquette, along with many other valuable lessons. A puppy should never be taken away from its mother before the age of